Imperial has been located on the same property in the same small rural town for its entire history. As a company and as people we find it important to support the progress of our community and the people that are a part of it. Imperial is proud to be a part of the following community groups:
This year millions of school children around the world will benefit from D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), the highly acclaimed program that gives kids the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence. D.A.R.E. was founded in 1983 in Los Angeles and has proven so successful that it is now being implemented in 75 percent of our nation's school districts and in more than 43 countries around the world. D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.
SOMONAUK PARK DISTRICT
Somonauk Community Park, an 11 acre multi-use park located within the municipality, DeKalb County Forest Preserve, campgrounds, swimming, and an 18-hole golf course. Three miles away is the home of the oldest and largest county fair in Illinois, and the most attractive and popular flea market for quality antiques. Also nearby is Starved Rock State Park (one of the Seven Wonders of Illinois), Shabbona State Park, Illinois River Waterways and several private airports.
FOX VALLEY OLDER ADULTS SERVICES
FVOAS was established in 1972. We operate Adult Day Care Centers in Sandwich, DeKalb and Aurora. One of our primary goals is to help seniors remain in their own home. Since there is no public transportation in the Sandwich area, we provide transportation for seniors to doctors, hospitals for dialysis, shopping and other necessities. We also provide lunches and social and informational programs. We help seniors in DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall and Kane counties.
THE OPEN DOOR
Open Door Center is located in Sandwich, Illinois and is a place for people with disabilities and mental illness. Open Door Center is a partner with IARF.
You canít talk about education, healthcare, housing, jobs, or human rights without talking about community services for persons with disabilities and mental illness. A true measure of a fair and responsible government is how it promotes policies and prioritizes resources that support citizens who are otherwise vulnerable without its involvement. Because of chronic under-funding for community services for persons with disabilities and mental illness, IARF has developed a platform that will ensure Illinois can move forward and provide persons with disabilities and mental illness the supports and services they need to fully integrate into the community. From http://www.oneillinois.info/
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE (http://www.relaycentral.org/)
Relay For Life is a fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and programs of your American Cancer Society. During the event, teams of people gather at schools, fairgrounds, or parks and take turns walking or running laps. Each team tries to keep at least one team member on the track at all times.